• Malvern Madondo

    Malvern Madondo

    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Malvern's Bio:
    I have heard that the average human being uses 10% of their brain's potential. Whether that's true or not, this blog is a mirror of at least part of my brain's functionality and activity. It is an outlet through which I share my experiences and escapades here at CSS. I hope that in between the mixed metaphors and rambling in my posts, you find something valuable. I have an overwhelming interest learning new things and expanding my horizons (which is why I am here). Wait, I just lost my train of thought... Welcome to my 'Pensieve' ~ thinking out loud..

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    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Shivani Singh

    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

    Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

    Takudzwa Munjanja

    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

  • Jin Baek

    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Laila Zemar

    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

    Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

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    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

    Neena Koslowski

    Apple Valley, MN

    Laura Salazar

    Bogotá, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

    Malvern Madondo

    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

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    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

    Daniela Moreno Gomez

    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

    Jason Chavez

    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

    Brooke Elvehjem

    Mora, MN

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    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

Making the most of Dining Dollars, in 2 days!!

The last week of the semester has sprung out from nowhere and suddenly, I find myself in a dilemma. I have about $50 dining dollars left (I know, I couldn’t believe it either!) and these will be void if I don’t spend them by the end of this week (tomorrow maybe?!). Other students are finding themselves in similar or worse positions and I couldn’t help but share my spending stratagem:

  1. Snacks for the road: If you will be traveling for long, you might want a snack or two to shorten the distance. I figured that I might as well stock up on some snacks and pretty much went to Storm’s Den to grab a reasonable amount of snacks, leaving me with enough money for the other items on this list.
  2. New batteries! Yes, you can buy new batteries for your calculator in Storm’s. It happened that my good old calculator was running on its last drop of battery power. So I purchased a new set of batteries and was left with enough money for the next item.
  3. Hello old friend, wanna grab a meal?!” Food has a way of strengthening friendships. So, I got some food from Storm’s for a friend and even offered to buy lunch to one of the employees at Storm’s. They ended up giving me an extra chicken tender. Go figure! Even after this, I was left with enough money for the following last item.
  4. Anything that is useful and costs less to fit in under the already exhausted vault! This may include nail cutters, socks, and more snacks!

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